U.S. weighs new tariffs on light-vehicle imports
The Trump administration is considering a proposal to impose new tariffs on imported vehicles by invoking a national security law that was used to impose tariffs on aluminum...
Uber shutters self-driving program in Arizona
Uber said it shut down its self-driving car operations in Arizona two months after a fatal crash involving one of its vehicles.
Tesla slammed over 'deceptive' Autopilot name in letter to U.S. regulators
Two consumer advocacy groups urged the FTC to investigate what they called Tesla's "deceptive and misleading" use of the name Autopilot for its assisted-driving technology.
Donald Trump does a favor for BMW and Mercedes
The biggest beneficiaries of President Donald Trump's drive to get China to "play fair" on trade are automakers such as BMW and Mercedes, which export expensive sedans and...
Study: New-vehicle buyers downplay fuel prices
Most new-vehicle buyers say the recent fuel price surges will unlikely influence their vehicle purchasing decision, a new study indicates.
JLR to spend $5.3 billion on new models, tech
Jaguar Land Rover will spend about $6 billion in the current financial year on new models and technologies as the luxury carmaker looks to spur sales that grew at a slower...
GST AutoLeather emerges from bankruptcy with new owner, leadership
Car seat leather supplier GST AutoLeather emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy under new private equity ownership and leadership.
Safety-minded Volvo takes some chances
Volvo hopes so as it takes bold steps to re-establish itself as more than a niche brand for staid college professors and safety-obsessed parents.
Startup aims to eliminate need to visit dealership to buy new, used cars nationwide
Joydrive wants to become the first nationwide platform that allows buyers to complete their transactions without setting foot in a dealership -- for new and used cars.
Nissan parents to benefit from Milk Stork partnership
The automaker is offering a shipping benefit for employees working and traveling in North America with Milk Stork, the only breast milk shipping company in the United States.
Ghosn: It'll take time to get Renault-Nissan deal right
Carlos Ghosn tamped down expectations of a quick deal to combine Nissan and Renault, saying the specter of failed mergers in his industry loomed large.
Fiat Chrysler launches U.S. media agency review
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it is beginning a media agency review in the United States. The incumbent is Interpublic's UM.
Germany's Grammer buying Toledo Molding & Die in $271 million deal
German auto supplier Grammer AG is more than doubling its presence in North America with the $271 million acquisition of Toledo Molding & Die Inc.
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Three steps to evolve auto retail marketing
Auto brands need to get organized and aligned internally to allow for a complete view of the customer. This is especially important today.
Bracken retiring from Lexus, to be succeeded by deputy David Christ
David Christ, who switched from the Toyota Division to Lexus at the start of this year, will succeed his boss, Jeff Bracken, who is retiring as head of Lexus' United States...
Uber pulls up in Japan with taxi-hailing service
Uber plans to launch its first taxi-hailing pilot service in Japan that will connect passengers to other taxi providers, as it seeks to expand in the country where the firm...
Taiwan's Yageo to buy U.S. electronic components firm for $740 million
Taiwan's Yageo said it would buy Pulse Electronics for $740 million, marking its biggest deal ever as it looks to expand in the United States and Europe.
Musk admits Tesla Model 3 braking issue, promises fix
Tesla CEO Elon Musk admitted there was a braking issue with the Model 3 sedan, pointed out by Consumer Reports, and said it can be fixed with a firmware update.
$1 billion in payouts for supplier price-fixing
As the largest price-fixing case in U.S. history winds down, one thing is clear: Auto suppliers that conspired with competitors to rig their bids are paying a hefty price.
TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA CEO JIM LENTZ: Nervous about profits as incentives climb
Toyota's Jim Lentz sees interest-rate increases, plateuing sales and a flood of off-lease vehicles as potential drags on profitability.
PSA NORTH AMERICA CEO LARRY DOMINIQUE: Clean-sheet approach for North American return
In its return to North America, PSA is rethinking how it will retail vehicles, which brands it will sell and how it will tackle mobility, says the company's CEO for the...
SUBARU OF AMERICA CEO TOM DOLL: Another record year in view
Subaru continues on its record-setting sales roll of the past several years, as Tom Doll steps up to the role of CEO.
EU hunts for ways to avoid U.S. steel, aluminum tariffs
The European Union scrambled to come up with a strategy to avoid American tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum, signaling a readiness to accept American import quotas and to...
BP invests in tech to charge cars as quickly as filling fuel tank
BP agreed to invest $20 million in a developer of ultrafast charging for batteries, a technology the oil company believes is key for accelerating the adoption of EVs.
Fear of autonomous cars rises after high-profile fatalities, AAA survey finds
Consumer trust in self-driving cars has plummeted following high-profile roadway fatalities, with almost three-quarters of Americans now saying they are too afraid to ride in...
Martinrea opens tech center in Michigan, moves jobs from Toronto
Canadian auto supplier Martinrea launched its $26 million technical center in suburban Detroit last week.
BMW, Toyota, Ford at odds with S. Africa over production boost plan
BMW, Toyota and Ford are at odds with South Africa over its plans for them to more than double output and double their work forces in return for tax breaks.
Threat of cobalt supply crunch could hinder EV growth
A burgeoning risk of a supply crunch in cobalt -- a key battery metal that has more than tripled in price in two years -- poses one of the biggest threats to forecasts for...
Downsized engines a test for GM pickups
Ford's success with its V-6 EcoBoost engines has proved that V-8 engines aren't necessarily the default choice for pickup buyers. The question now is: How low can you go?
Trump signs congressional resolution overturning auto lending rule
President Donald Trump signed into law a congressional resolution overhauling a rule issued by the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection that aimed to bar discrimination in...